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Sheila Robertson

Member since: 2014
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STB 4* Free WiFi Large Property & Garden Ideal for family functions

16 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Elgin holiday cottage

3 large bedrooms each with own bathroom. Child secure patio. Sleeps 8. Ideal for friends & families. Close to golf and on whisky trail.

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Award

This is a no smoking and no pets property.

Children are welcome but no cots or high chairs are provided. There is plenty of room for the cots to be in the bedrooms.

The property is situated on the outskirts of New Elgin and has been designed for family/friends to holiday together without sharing bathroom facilities. Particular attention has been paid to the design for multiple use of facilities. For instance the hot water supply is pressurised and all three showers can be used together with no loss of pressure.

All three bedrooms are spacious and self contained and have hair dryers and are as follows:

Bedroom 1;

Super king size bed, can be arranged as twin or double as required. Bedside tables, wardrobe, chest of drawers and tub chair. Large bathroom with bath and shower over plus hand basin and WC. Also contains wicker chair and free standing cabinet for personal toiletries.

Bedroom 2;

Super king size bed, can be arranged as twin or double as required with bedside tables, large wardrobe, chest of drawers and tub chair. Bathroom contains double shower, hand basin and WC. Bathroom cabinet for personal toiletries.

Bedroom 3;

King size bed, can be arranged as twin or double as required. Two further full size single beds in alcove. Walk-in wardrobe with shelves plus chest of drawers, bedside tables. Large bathroom with bath and shower over plus hand basin and WC. Free standing cabinet for personal toiletries.

Family room;

Seats 9 comfortably on three chesterfields. Contains large screen TV connected to internet with blu ray player. Large supply of books and games are located in coffee table. There is a wood burning stove for use from September to April with a box of logs supplied.

Kitchen/Diner

The large oak table seats 8. The kitchen is fully equipped such that one could cook a full roast meal for 8 or more if one so desired when on holiday! There is a a 6 ring cooker with twin fan assisted ovens and a grill as well as a microwave oven. All manner of pots, pans and utensils are supplied including electronic kitchen scales. There is a full size dish washer and fridge. The freezer is located in the utility room. There is also an internet connected TV in this room plus a stereo radio with iPod docking and CD player.

Utility Room

This is fully tiled with high level pegs for drying walking/cycling/golf clothing. There is a washing machine and separate dryer plus a sink. There is an additional WC off the utility room.

Outside.

There is a child proof patio consisting of a lower area which is paved and an upper area which is grassed and has a picnic table which seats 8. There is a BBQ supplied but the charcoal is not supplied. There is also a circular patio table and chairs plus a bench in this area.

To the front of the property is a large lawn which is ideal for games and less than 100 yards up the road is a very well equipped play area.

There is sufficient car parking for 5 cars on the drive.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Sheila Robertson (Owner)
Member since: 2014
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Speaks english

Reviews

5
based on 16 traveller reviews

STB 4* Free WiFi Large Property & Garden Ideal for family functions
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
5

Fabulous holiday cottage with all mod cons

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful home had everything we needed for the perfect holiday. The owners were amazing and provided fabulous customer service and care throughout the whole process. We will definitely stay here again. One of the best properties we have stayed in throughout the world.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Adequate and recommendable

  • 5 of 5

Lovely place! We, 5 single adults, stayed for 4 nights. The house was exactly as described and served us very well indeed.

It looks totally new, everything was clean, big and beautiful. The kitchen was fully equipped, so cooking was a dream. Outdoor seating and garden were lovely.

The place is just few minutes from a big supermarket and the location in superb for traveling to the Speyside distilleries and to the seaside. Elgin town is also nice.

Thank you Shiela!

Gustaf Tengstal

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Ideal base to tour the Speyside distilleries

  • 5 of 5

We were a party of 5 from two from Devon and 3 from Hong Kong.

The property was superbly equipped and we had everything we needed to self cater for our 10 day stay.It was spacious, light and airy and beautifully clean.The 3 large king-size bedrooms all had their own bathrooms so there was plenty of privacy.The spacious kitchen had a family sized table and there was plenty of comfortable seating in the lounge.The garden was beautifully kept with room for outdoor dining.

Elgin is a pleasant town with every amenity.We enjoyed visits to the seaside town of Lossiemouth,Ballindaloch Castle,the Keith to Dufftown Railway and the numerous distilleries around Speyside.

All in all a very good holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic property, very spacious

  • 5 of 5

Stayed in the house twice with the University of Aberdeen Golf Club. Owner very easy to deal with and very quick to provide all details regarding house. Well situated for Elgin and surrounding areas. Plenty of room for 8 guys to share, would definitely recommend. Hope to return in the future!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

GREAT PLACE TO STAY

  • 5 of 5

Spacious, clean, modern, well equipped cottage, location is directly off roundabout at top of New Elgin, with access to a choice of local amenities. Sheila has catered for every need you will have through your stay, the cottage is warm with a log burner at you disposal if you are looking for a romantic week away. We were a party of 4 adults and two children plenty of room for more!! Great stay, like home from home, would recommend to all , brilliant place with great garden for small ones to play safely.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed your stay and that you found everything you needed. We have tried to make the house as easy to use and 'friendly' as possible and you obviously enjoyed your stay. Maybe you'll come back and stay again?
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What a great find!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed in this property for 3 nights while attending a wedding in Findocherty. There were 7 of us and since we are all from out of area this was the ideal solution for staying all together with plenty of room to get ready for the wedding!

The house was far beyond our expectations, rooms were very spacious all with super clean/modern decor all with their own fully equipped bathrooms. The outdoor space was a great touch and lucky for us the weather stayed dry enough to make good use of this! There was plenty of space for the 4 cars we had between us to fit in the driveway and even more space on the street. There is a petrol station literally a couple of houses down the road with a huge shop attached which sold everything you would ever need for your stay, even coal for the bbq!

Would highly recommend this house for any groups of 4+ looking to stay in the area as it works out great value when the cost is split.

All round superb experience, Thanks Sheila!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Inverness
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Kirkie
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
Elgin
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Elgin
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
The Lecht Ski Centre
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Lossiemouth
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Drive time to Lossiemouth is 10-15 minutes. There are excellent beach walks from this location.

Travel:

Nearest airport is Inverness 35 miles away. Aberdeen airport is 65 miles.

Car hire is available from both locations.

A car is essential for this property

Further Details:

1 mile from Asda store which is open 24/7! (Yes even all day Sundays)

Thus it is no problem to purchase provisions.

We always leave welcome pack of tea, coffee, milk, sugar and wine!

Plus shortbread biscuits. Condiments are on site and all we ask that if one runs out then it is replaced.

Umbrellas are available in the vestibule.

There is plenty of parking. Four or five cars on the drive and loads of room in the cul de sac.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Elgin, United Kingdom

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$1,523
 
 
Rate 1
7 Jan 2017 - 10 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$181
A$1,269
 
 
Half Term
11 Feb 2017 - 17 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$203
A$1,421
 
 
Rate 2
18 Feb 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$195
A$1,354
 
 
Easter
1 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$218
A$1,523
 
 
Rate 3
22 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$203
A$1,421
 
 
High Season
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$218
A$1,523
 
 
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$1,523
 
 
High Season
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$218
A$1,523
 
 
Rate 3
9 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$203
A$1,421
 
 
High Season
7 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$218
A$1,523
 
 
Rate 1
21 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$181
A$1,269
 
 
High Season
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$218
A$1,523
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
A$181
A$1,269
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% deposit required with booking
Full payment required 30 days before occupation
Payment can be by Credit Card, Paypal, bank transfer or cheque. (If cheque, payment required 40 days prior to occupation)

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday during peak periods.
Shorter rentals, (minimum 3 nights) are available at other times and changeover days are negotiable.
NOTE: If the property is not let one calendar month prior to the required date in the peak period then last minute 3 day rental is acceptable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Elgin, United Kingdom

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Town
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , Large shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower
  • Bathroom 1. Spacious with WC, basin, bath with thermostatically temperature controlled shower over. Bathroom 2. Large, (2 person!) shower, WC and basin Bathroom 3. As bathroom 1. All three bathrooms can be in use together with no loss of water pressure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 Super King-size zip-link bed. Can be double or two singles Bedroom 2 Super King-size zip-link bed. Can be double or two singles Bedroom 3 King-size zip-link bed. Can be double or two singles. Two adult single beds in alcove.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • diving
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Accommodation and facilities have been designed to allow family/friends to be independent of each other yet have the ability to cook main meals and eat together. The property is ideal if one is visiting family nearby as the property is large enough to accommodate 25/30 people for a party/reception and even more if one wishes to bring and erect gazebo. Several guests have made repeat bookings for just this scenario. Outside: There is a large lawn to the front of the property and a child secure patio and grassed area to the side and rear. There is a charcoal BBQ (charcoal not supplied) and circular table with sun umbrella & 8 chairs plus bench. The patio is secluded and gets evening sun whilst the grassed area gets it most of the day. (The property gets sun all day.) Utility Room: One wall of the utility room is a splash wall with a vertical radiator and hooks for drying wet clothes and an outside tap for muddy shoes/boots. There is sink, washing machine, tumble dryer & freezer. A WC and handbasin off this room. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linen are included. The property is cleaned and towels & linen changed weekly. For shorter rentals there is a full clean and towel & linen change after every rental. Maid service can be obtained if required at extra cost. Other: The kitchen/diner has a solid oak table which seats 8 with a matching sideboard containing all glasses mats etc. There is a second wall mounted TV.